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13 PDS alumni from the Class of 2007 have earned the distinction of National Merit Semifinalist or Commended Scholar. Congratulations to the following for being named National Merit Semifinalist: Philip Aiken, Forrest Field, William Hoehn, Farhan Kathawala, Bennett Mercer, David Montgomery, Andrew Renshaw and Mac Trammell. Congratulations to the following…
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Congratulations to Battle Boyd, Class of 2011 for being honored as a 2012 Keeper of the Dream Award Winner. This award recognizes youth who have demonstrated "extraordinary courage, compassion, leadership or service toward others". While at PDS, Battle was involved in several successful community projects including a local shoe drive…
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On the beautiful, crisp Fall afternoon of October 31, 2012, the Outdoor Basketball Court was dedicated to one of high school basketball's all-time winningest coaches, Coach Jerry Peters. Coach Peters is among 13 high school coaches to win 1000 or more games. Peters stands out above the others as he…
Published in Archived News
Over 125 alumni, parents, and friends of PDS attended The Mentor Breakfast on Friday, November 16. This annual breakfast, hosted by the PDS Alumni Association, provided guests the opportunity to enjoy breakfast and fellowship and to hear an inspirational message from Geoff Calkins, sports columnist of The Commercial Appeal and…
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This year the Martin Institute Conference will host John Hunter as its keynote speaker. John Hunter teaches fourth grade in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the subject of a documentary film that will be showing on WKNO on Saturday, June 15 at pm called World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements. The film…
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Grant Lichtman is an educator, author, researcher, and consultant who spent 89 days traveling around the United States to study innovation, excellence and relevance at schools. Through his visits to over 60 of the national leading independent schools, he was looking to answer the question: What does the future of K-12…
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The PDS Lifetime Fitness Center was officially renamed the Tommie and Billy Dunavant Lifetime Fitness Center at a dedication ceremony held on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Family members, faculty, staff and friends were on hand to celebrate the occasion.   "We are so grateful to Tommie and Billy Dunavant for…
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85% of the current PDS 5th graders were recently selected to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program based on their very high standardized test scores. The program offers them the opportunity to join other high achieving students from around the country in an academic enrichment program at Duke.…
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013


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After placing 2nd in the Regional Chess Championship last month, our Lower School chess team traveled to Cookeville this past weekend to compete in the Team State Chess Championship, where they placed 6th overall. Representing PDS at this tourney were Henry Yu, Harrison Sampietro, Jace Ra, and Patrick Curlee. Well done, boys!    A…
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